Eben Britton last season played a complimentary role as the sixth blocker for the Bears’ offense. Britton will soon hit free agency. We weigh the pros and cons of re-signing the five-year veteran.
This is the first part of an in-depth series that will examine the status of the top Chicago Bears free agents. The offense will be the focus in this first part.
The Bears have 26 free agents, including 22 unrestricted free agents this off-season.
On Friday, we took a look at veteran center Roberto Garza's status with the team moving forward. Today, we examine swing tackle...
The Chicago Bears announced the signing of guard/tackle Eben Britton to a one-year deal on Tuesday.
Britton was a second-round pick out of the University of Arizona by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2009.
He said this following the Jaguars selecting him 39th overall in the draft (via NFL.com).
“I’m gonna be the greatest offensive tackle to ever play this game.”
The 25-year old...
NFL News: The Chicago Bears signed free agent Eben Britton, a tweener guard/tackle who played for the Jacksonville Jaguars last season. He will compete for a backup roster spot on the offensive line depth chart.
Fantasy Ramifications: None.
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The Chicago Bears announced that they’ve signed OL Eben Britton to a one-year deal on Tuesday.
Britton, 25, spent the past four years with the Jacksonville Jaguars and wound up starting 30 games for them during this time. He recently worked out for the Seahawks, but apparently the Bears were his best option.
Last year, Britton was benched in favor of undrafted rookie Mike Brewster...
Apparently Jaguars fans don’t have to worry about the Maurice Jones-Drew holdout situation that is still ongoing. Many people say an offense is only as good as its offensive line, and Jacksonville guard Eben Britton is confident the Jags’ O-line is ready to do work this season. In fact, he promises they are going to put on a show.
“We are going to be the nastiest, most violent...
When the Jacksonville Jaguars drafted Eugene Monroe and Eben Britton with their first two picks in the 2009 draft, it was thought the team had acquired bookend tackles for the next decade.
While that may still be the case, it hasn't happened yet.
Injuries have resulted in Monroe starting at left tackle and Britton at right tackle in the same game just seven times the last two...
Via AP on Fox
August 01, 2012
When the Jacksonville Jaguars drafted Eugene Monroe and Eben Britton with their first two picks in the 2009 draft, the team thought it had acquired bookend tackles for the next decade.
That may still be the case, but it hasn't been that way the past two years.
Injuries have resulted in Monroe starting at left tackle and Britton at right just seven times the last two years....
Via AP on Fox
August 01, 2012
This tidbit just flew across my Twitter timeline from Tania Ganguli.
Britton's understanding is he's focusing on right tackle, but he doesn't care where he plays. Says "one way or another" he'll start #Jaguars
— Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) April 12, 2012
If you remember, Eben Britton played in 2011 primarily at left guard until he was eventually...
The Jaguars announced today that Eben Britton would be placed on IR, which shouldn't surprise anyone. Since his rookie season, he hasn't developed as we would have hoped. The loss is minimal as he's been either inactive or ineffective for the most part this season, but that wasn't the only piece of bad news the Jaguars received today.
Tania Ganguli reported via Twitter...